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Table 2 Structural and relational qualities of initiative groups

From: Building collective power in citizen-led initiatives for health accountability in Guatemala: the role of networks

 # ActorsStructure of tiesType of relationshipaFrequency of communication in past yearb
(# of ties)
Concepcion11Density0.84Family4%1–4 times33%
(46)GDC0.20Friend9%5–10 times17%
Colleague27%Monthly35%
Acquaintance60%Weekly15%
Santana10Density0.62Family11%1–4 times36%
(28)GDC0.47Friend35%5–10 times39%
Colleague39%Monthly18%
Acquaintance15%Weekly7%
Tolima13Density0.71Family2%1–4 times47%
(55)GDC0.35Friend16%5–10 times13%
Colleague40%Monthly16%
Acquaintance42%Weekly24%
  1. aIn the case of relationships that fit more than one category, participants were asked to pick the type that they considered most accurate with a friend being a closer, more personal relationship than a colleague
  2. bCommunication was defined to include face-to-face as well as phone calls and text messaging